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Chinese Police Add Facial Recognition Glasses to Their Surveillance Arsenal

Chinese Police Add Facial Recognition Glasses to Their Surveillance Arsenal | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Chinese police officers were spotted wearing surveillance sunglasses equipped with facial recognition software that helps them identify potential criminals.
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Learn How Today's Technology Will Transform Tomorrow's Police

Learn How Today's Technology Will Transform Tomorrow's Police | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Learn how new police technology, and new uses for older tech, are helping law enforcement become more responsive, responsible and efficient.
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Home Office faces investigation into police database with 20-million mugshots ruled unlawful six years ago | V3

Home Office faces investigation into police database with 20-million mugshots ruled unlawful six years ago | V3 | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Home Office faces investigation into police database with 20-million mugshots ruled unlawful six years ago
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UK Police Database, 6 years on, still contains images of those not convicted.
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Police access to citizens' private internet and communications data to be curbed | V3

Police access to citizens' private internet and communications data to be curbed  | V3 | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Police access to citizens' private internet and communications data to be curbed as Theresa May's snoopers' charter faces another setback
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Metropolitan Police Service video explains how to apply SmartWater

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
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How to use smart water
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Murder squad sought Amazon Echo data - BBC News

Murder squad sought Amazon Echo data - BBC News | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Officers investigating a murder in Arkansas obtain data from an Echo speaker despite Amazon's refusal to help.
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Can smart home devices help police solve crimes - who should have access to this data?
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Met Police chooses Microsoft's UK data centres to host body worn camera data

Met Police chooses Microsoft's UK data centres to host body worn camera data | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Met Police superintendent Adrian Hutchinson touts benefits of deal to force, and UK tax payers
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Met Police chief: Snoopers' Charter needed to help 'find you innocent'

Met Police chief: Snoopers' Charter needed to help 'find you innocent' | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Revealing the truth or just a slip of the tongue?
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Met Police still to decide on iPad strategy 12 months after £6m pilot ended

Met Police still to decide on iPad strategy 12 months after £6m pilot ended | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Assessment underway as to whether iPads are suitable for front-line policing,Public Sector,Government,Gadgets ,London,iPad,Apple,Digital Technology
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Should Los Angeles County Predict Which Children Will Become Criminals?

Should Los Angeles County Predict Which Children Will Become Criminals? | Police and IT | Scoop.it
One major difference separates troubling Minority Report policing programs from what happened in L.A. County's child welfare system.
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Warwickshire and West Mercia police trial drones - BBC News

Warwickshire and West Mercia police trial drones - BBC News | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Two police forces in the West Midlands are trialling drones to help fight crime.
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Cyber crime costing world economy £266bn, warns McAfee

Cyber crime costing world economy £266bn, warns McAfee | Police and IT | Scoop.it
If cybercrime were a country it would have the 27th largest economy on the planet
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UK police and fire services embrace Twitter Alerts system

UK police and fire services embrace Twitter Alerts system | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Micro-blogging firm uses power for good in times of disaster and emergency in the UK
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Combining AI With CCTV Will Make it Easier for Police to Catch Criminals

Combining AI With CCTV Will Make it Easier for Police to Catch Criminals | Police and IT | Scoop.it
AI is being integrated into surveillance systems. While that smarter technology could help law enforcement, it could also be abused in the wrong hands.
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Lancashire police develops Amazon Alexa app to report on local crimes and find missing people | V3

Lancashire police develops Amazon Alexa app to report on local crimes and find missing people | V3 | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Lancashire Constabulary becomes the first police force to use Amazon Alexa to communicate with the public
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Lancashire Police (UK) developed an app that is free to download and can be used to deliver police messages about the local area.
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NSA replaces "honesty" with "commitment to service" in its core values | V3

NSA replaces "honesty" with "commitment to service" in its core values  | V3 | Police and IT | Scoop.it
All references to "trust", "honour" and "openness" have been expunged from NSA website
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Not quite police but linked to security agencies - how does this impact ITGS ethics?
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Police access to citizens' private internet and communications data to be curbed | V3

Police access to citizens' private internet and communications data to be curbed  | V3 | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Police access to citizens' private internet and communications data to be curbed as Theresa May's snoopers' charter faces another setback
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World First - London Metropolitan Police Endorse SmartWater® for Property Recovery

World First - London Metropolitan Police Endorse SmartWater® for Property Recovery | Police and IT | Scoop.it
SmartWater is the world’s most powerful crime fighting company. Our philosophy is simple - the more criminals we help to convict, the more SmartWater acts as a powerful deterrent.
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Met Police still has 19,000 Windows XP desktops in use

Met Police still has 19,000 Windows XP desktops in use | Police and IT | Scoop.it
15,500 have been upgraded to Windows 8.1
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Police responsible for over 2,000 data breaches in five years

Police responsible for over 2,000 data breaches in five years | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Big Brother Watch finds worrying trend of officers accessing data they shouldn't
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Welsh police force fined £150,000 after sex offender email error

Welsh police force fined £150,000 after sex offender email error | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Details that could have identified sex offenders sent to member of public in error
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5,000 police in Wales using Galaxy Note 4 smartphones and 4G for mobile policing

5,000 police in Wales using Galaxy Note 4 smartphones and 4G for mobile policing | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Assistant chief constable Richard Lewis from South Wales Police talks to V3 about the force's mobile policing strategy,Public Sector,Law,Mobile Phones ,Samsung,Police
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Do we really want to use predictive policing to stop crime? — Henrick Karoliszyn — Aeon Essays

Predictive policing could help prevent crime. But do we want a future where computer oracles and spies track us from birth?
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Police and NHS Trusts using in-vehicle 4G tools from EE

Police and NHS Trusts using in-vehicle 4G tools from EE | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Firm also launches Rapid Site service aimed at building trade
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Met Police CIO expects frontline Android and Windows 8 device use alongside iOS

Met Police CIO expects frontline Android and Windows 8 device use alongside iOS | Police and IT | Scoop.it
Force hopes for productivity improvements by offering mobile devices
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